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Author Archives: Radhika Ojha

Radhika Ojha is an independent writer and editor. A former Online Editor and currently a reporter for MReport, she is a graduate of the University of Pune, India, where she received her B.A. in Commerce with a concentration in Accounting and Marketing and an M.A. in Mass Communication. Upon completion of her master’s degree, Ojha worked at a national English daily publication in India (The Indian Express) where she was a staff writer in the cultural and arts features section. Ojha also worked as Principal Correspondent at HT Media Ltd and at Honeywell as an executive in corporate communications. She and her husband currently reside in Houston, Texas.

How the U.S. Economy is Driving Housing Demand

On Tuesday, a webinar dwelled on the state of the housing market and trends to look out for in the near future. Here’s how the housing market performed in the first half of 2018 and what one can expect for the rest of the year.

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Are Home Prices Decelerating?

Lending

A favorable economy and stable mortgage rates have continued to support home price growth, but recent data indicates the first signs of a dip. Experts weigh in on the prospects of a softening in home prices and what they mean for the industry.

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Top Neighborhoods Becoming Hot Housing Markets

A study found that while some of the most affordable neighborhoods of the last two decades were becoming hot housing markets today, there were others where prices fell making them more affordable. Click through to learn which neighborhoods have seen the biggest price change over a period of time.

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U.S. Household Debt Approaches New High

Household debt is approaching its 2008 peak and is set to surpass it by the end of the month, according to a study. How are mortgages impacting the total debt of consumers? Click through to learn more.

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Deep Diving Into New Home Sales

New Home Sales

New Home sales are rising but will the growing numbers sustain? Here’s what experts are saying about the factors that can impact new home sales as the industry moves into the peak homebuying season.

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Measuring Change

Diversity cannot be beneficial unless organizations understand and implement best practices that embrace inclusion—we see how far companies have come 50 years after the Fair Housing Act was introduced. Editor's note: This feature originally appeared in the June issue of MReport.

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The Dual Headwinds of the Mortgage Market

While weaker affordability has been the focus of the housing market in the first half of 2018, according to Freddie Mac, these factors are likely to keep total mortgage loan originations slightly down this year.

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